Can I Touch Your Hair?

Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

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Carolrhoda Books
Children's Nonfiction , Poetry
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How can Irene and Charles work together on their fifth grade poetry project? They don't know each other . . . and they're not sure they want to. Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is...

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"A fresh approach to exploring interracial communication. . . . A brave and touching portrayal worthy of sharing in classrooms across America."—starred, Kirkus Reviews 

"A compelling portrait of two...

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